|J Allard Interview (Xbox 360) - Kikizo|
An interview with J Allard (legally James Allard, who is Corporate Vice-President at Microsoft) done in Summer 2005 - after the Xbox 360 was announced, but before it was released in November 2005. Thanks to Kikizo for the source. The original interview page is located here: http://games.kikizo.com/features/jallard_videointerview_june05.asp Discussion includes: Expanding the gaming audience Managing a team of 20,000 Deliberate Xbox 360 leaks Varying quality of graphics Developing the look and bra...
Keywords: Kikizo; Interview; J Allard; James Allard; Xbox; Xbox 360; Microsoft; PS3
|Jason Rubin Interview - Kikizo|
June 2003 interview with Jason Rubin, then President of Naughty Dog (from 2001 onwards a subsidiary of Sony), which he then later left in 2004. The time of the interview was before the Jak II release date. The interview deals with his history with games, computers and the business - including with Andrew Gavin, how he made "Punch out" his first game he didn't copy over because of lack of hard drives, and his first published game "Ski Crazed" around age 16/17...
Keywords: Kikizo; Jason Rubin; Naughty Dog; Sony; Jak; Jak and Daxter; Jak II; Crash Bandicoot; Hirokazu Yasuhara
|John Carmack QuakeCon 2002 Interview - QuakeCon 2002|
A lengthy interview with John Carmack, Technical Director and co-founder of Id Software. The interview is centred on Doom 3, and split into 4 parts (although can be viewed as a continuous video since they follow straight on from each other). The topics covered include: Part 1: Graphical effect details in the Doom 3 engine, then how gameplay and graphics will be moving forward with the game. Part 2: The lighting model in Doom 3 (and details on the requirements of the graphics card in the game), a...
Keywords: Interview; John Carmack; Id Software; QuakeCon; Doom 3